Name details

Dumont-d'Urville, Base

Dumont-d'Urville, Base (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Dumont-d'Urville, Base  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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France Gazetteer Id 107282

Feature type: Station

Origin

This name originates from France. It is part of the France Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Située dans la partie centrale de l'archipel de Pointe-Géologie ; nom donné en l'honneur de Jules Sébastien César Dumont d'Urville (1790-1842), capitaine de vaisseau, commandant l'expédition française au pôle austral et dans l'Océanie (1837-1840), qui découvrit la terre Adélie le 19 ou le 20 janvier 1840.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 40' 00.0" S
- 66.66667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
140° 00' 46.0" E
140.01278°
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Altitude:
40 m
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Images


©Ursula Ryan 2005
Catalogue id
IA16566
Caption
Dumont d'Urville base from the air.
Photographer
Ryan, Ursula

Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1955

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